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News Items tag as: VNDEC2018

  • Here's what to do with your Christmas tree in Vernon

    VERNON - Once the presents are unwrapped, the turkeys have been cooked and the eggnog has run dry, one question always remains after Christmas Day: Where do I put this tree?
  • Sagmoen case comes down to circumstantial evidence

    The Crown has conceded that the case against Curtis Sagmoen comes down to circumstantial evidence based on identity, making for a difficult decision by the judge.
  • Nominations for Vernon community heroes now open

    VERNON - The diligent, humble workers who strive to keep communities like Vernon running often go without praise or recognition. Next month, they're getting time in the spotlight.
  • How Kelowna grew to become the biggest city in the Okanagan

    KELOWNA - While Kelowna is the dominant city in the Okanagan these days, there was a time when either Vernon or Penticton held that title and Kelowna was little more than a backwater.
  • New Year starts off relatively mild in the Okanagan

    KELOWNA - While there are some chilly nights forecast for the first few days of 2019, daytime temperatures are expected to rise above freezing later in the week in the Okanagan. Mostly cloudy skies could bring a mix of snow and rain.
  • No late-night bus service in Vernon for New Year's Eve

    VERNON - If you plan on partying long into New Year's Eve in Vernon on Monday, you'll have to rely on friends and taxis to get you home safe.
  • Who do you call to complain about restaurant service? Not 911

    When 911 responders answer a call, they expect to hear reports of stolen vehicles, robberies, life-threatening injuries, and other critical events. They don't expect to hear about missing jackets, daylight savings time, or windshield wipers that no longer work.
  • Top parties to check out in Vernon this New Year's Eve

    VERNON - As 2018 gets ready to kick the bucket, the North Okanagan is preparing for one last party to send the year out in style on Dec. 31. While staying home with a pizza, friends, and a television feed of festivities across the world can be fun on New Year's Eve, don't forget about the bevy of entertainment options in the Vernon area as we ring in 2019.
  • Holidays bring garbage collection changes to Vernon

    VERNON - When Christmas winds down, there's one certainty: You've amassed a mountain of wrapping paper.
  • Vernon events bring holiday cheer this week

    VERNON - Christmas is a great time to catch up with family, friends, and TV shows you haven't watched yet. But if you need a break, the City of Vernon is offering a bevy of Christmas events to fill your holiday schedule.

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